FIFA Jack Warner Spellbound After Meeting Obama

“I was able to see his daughter play football, they call it socer,on the lawns of the White House. I saw where he (Obama) dines with his family, where he holds his press conferences …..I am spellbound,” he said.

Trinidad Express reports that FIFA President Sepp Blatter and  FIFA vice president Jack Warner were treated to a tour of the White House before sitting down and having a gentleman’s chat with Obama. This chat discuss issues of tertiary education, ‘sports and the US bid to host the 2018 World Cup.’

Of course, courtesy dictates that Warner invite Obama to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa but being the busy President that he is, Obama had to declined the offer. However, Warner took the opportunity to invite ‘him and his family to the FIFA U-17  Women’s World Cup carded for September 2010’ after learning from Obama, his daughter’s love for football.

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 Source: www.trinidadexpress.com

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